This virus activates on Thursday the 12th, popping up a window with a warning that the next day is Friday the 13th. It pretends to be an anti-virus program, called VirCheck V1.2
The virus avoids infecting programs with names containing the following patterns:
SCAN (McAfee's SCAN) CLEAN (McAfee's CLEAN) VIR (Various anti-virus programs) ARJ The ARJ compression program FLU FLUSHOT+ from Ross Greenberg COMMAND COMMAND.COM
Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.
More scanning & removal options
More information on scanning or removal options is available in the documentation for your F-Secure security product on the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.
You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for more information.